The office of Media and Public Relations provides notification of ongoing Commonwealth Club events to the public and the press and handles media relations. Please find below press releases and articles regarding program developments and significant events, forums, and lectures at the Club.

Founded in 1903, The Commonwealth Club has played host to a broad and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to Nancy Pelosi in 2010. Just a sampling of other noteworthy guests includes Martin Luther King, Jr., Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Walter Cronkite, Ted Turner, Jane Goodall, Tom Brokaw, Bill Gates, David Brooks, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Alec Baldwin, and Reza Aslan, all of whom have delivered landmark speeches here.

For information and for media credentials, contact:
Riki Rafner, Director of Media and Public Relations

Press Releases

6/20/18: The Commonwealth Club of California Showcases "The Incarceration Effect"

6/12/18: The Commonwealth Club Presents: Summer Sessions- Member Led Forums, 2018 - Crisis in Our Country: Moving from Civic Conflict to Civil Conversation

6/6/18: The Commonwealth Club Presents: Alicia Garza, Darnell Moore, Tam O'Shaunessey & Katie Sowers in Honor of LGBT Pride Month

5/14/18: The Commonwealth Club of California Showcases Work of Local Artists at New Home

5/9/18: The Age of Perpetual Light and The Color of Law Lead California Book Awards Gold Medalists

4/19/18: The Commonwealth Club Of California Celebrates 30th Annual Distinguished Citizen Gala: "Views from 110"

4/16/18: Finalists for the 87th Annual California Book Awards Competition Announced 

3/05/18: The Commonwealth Club of California Showcases Work of Local Artists at First New Permanent Home

10/18/17: The Commonwealth Club Partners with Michelle Meow on New LGBTQ Programming Initiative

9/10/2017: Commonwealth Club New Headquarters

5/9/17: Winners of 86th Annual California Book Awards Competition Announced 

4/5/17: Finalists for the 86th Annual California Book Awards Competition Announced 

3/6/17: Commonwealth Club Reports Record Number of Sell-out Programs  

3/3/17: The Commonwealth Club of California Celebrates its 29th Annual Distinguished Citizen Gala: "Shaping the Future" 

1/9/17: Richard Rubin Named Commonwealth Club Board Chair 

8/8/16: September Soiree: A Benefit for The Commonwealth Club—Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Judgment of Paris 

7/20/15: Big Solutions for Big Problems: The 2016 August Series at The Commonwealth Club 

5/22/16: The Commonwealth Club of California 28th Annual Distinguished Citizen Award Gala

5/22/16: California Book Award Winners

5/22/16: Finalists for the 85th Annual California Book Awards Competition Announced Awards Ceremony: Monday, June 13, 2016 at 6 p.m.

9/2/15: The Commonwealth Club's Inforum Named Best Speaker Series by San Francisco Magazine

8/13/15: Commonwealth Club Presents "Music Matters"

7/22/15: 2015 Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication Bestowed Upon Dr. Chris Field

In the News

8/23/18: Jason Kander Says Only One Party “Wants to Let Black People Vote” (Mother Jones)

8/23/18: Cyber warfare and the unwitting accomplice (Hingham Journal)

8/20/18: 10 incredible places we’d rather be at on a Monday — Yahoo Travel Inspirations (Kopitiam Bot)

8/18/18: 'Medicare for all' proves to be tricky issue for Democrats (Modern Healthcare)

8/18/18: Flossie Lewis asked if her ‘Brief But Spectacular’ take would go viral. It did, and now she’s back (Good NonProfit)

8/17/18: Club News, August 18, 2018 (The Union)

8/16/18: Stitch Fix founder Katrina Lake does the math on CEOs and maternity leave (Lady Click)

8/15/18: Bay Area arts and entertainment highlights for week of Aug. 19 (SF Gate)

8/14/18: Beyond the DNC - Leaks, Hacks, and Treason (Mint Press News)

8/9/18: The Commonwealth Club’s San Francisco headquarters honors its union history (The Architects Newspaper)

8/6/18: The political and regulatory landscape for ASCs: 5 key questions with ASCA CEO William Prentice (Becker's ASC Review)

8/3/18: Sean Spicer Recalls White House Experience At Commonwealth Club (CBS SF Bay Area)

8/3/18: Kevin de León takes on Dianne Feinstein (Los Angeles Blade)

8/2/18: Sean Spicer, in SF visit, laments his inauguration-crowd exchange (San Francisco Chronicle)

8/2/18: Ballot measure $ totals; Obama endorses 10 CA candidates; Census impact (Sacramento Bee)

8/2/18: Sean Spicer Details Turbulent Tenure as White House Press Secretary in New Book (NBC Bay Area)

8/1/18: Sean Spicer headed to Bay Area for sold-out event discussing his new book (KRON 4)

7/31/18: Private sector best practices can improve Medicare solvency (Becker's Hospital Review)

7/30/18: Trump's top Medicare official slams 'Medicare for All' (WSMV)

7/30/18: Trump's top Medicare official slams 'Medicare for All' (CBS 46)

7/29/18: Trump's Top Medicare Official Slams 'Medicare for All' (News Max)

7/29/18: Trump's top Medicare official slams 'Medicare for All' (Midland Reporter - Telegram)

7/28/18: Top Trump Health Official Takes Swipes at ACA, Single-Payer in Enemy Territory (India West)

7/28/18: Trump's top Medicare official slams 'Medicare for All' (Baltimore Sun)

7/27/18: Trump Officials Scoff at ‘Medicare for All’ Drive (PressFrom)

7/27/18: Top Trump Official Dims Hopes for Single-Payer Health Care (Governing)

7/27/18: Verma: CMS Makes Strides in Patient-Centered Care, Medicare Reform (Patient Engagement HIT)

7/27/18: While Trump tries to destroy public health care, voters are primed for more government involvement (Daily Kos)

7/27/18: Trump Officials Scoff at ‘Medicare for All’ Drive (MSN)

7/26/18: Verma: Many providers are holding patient medical records hostage (Health Data Management)

7/26/18: Trump's Top Medicare Official Slams 'Medicare For All' (WUSF News)

7/26/18: Top Trump Health Official Takes Swipes At ACA, Single-Payer in Enemy Territory (The Fiscal Times)

7/26/18: Trump’s top Medicare official slams ‘Medicare for All’ (All On Georgia)

7/26/18: The Health 202: Some experts think McConnell is playing politics with the opioid crisis (The Washington Post)

7/26/18: Verma Slams Popular Progressive Rallying Cry Saying ‘Medicare For All’ Would Become ‘Medicare For None’ (Kaiser Health News)

7/26/18: CMS drops new payment rule (Politico)

7/26/18: Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: House delays Obamacare tax, expands HSAs…Azar swipes at Obamacare… (Washington Examiner)

7/26/18: Trump administration unlikely to approve single-payer waivers, says CMS head (Becker's Hospital Review)

7/25/18: Overnight Health Care: Trump official slams 'Medicare for All' | House votes to delay ObamaCare health insurance tax | Senate panel advances bill banning drug 'gag clauses' (The Hill)

7/25/18: Talent Dispersal: The Story of Epic and Erie (The Atlantic)

7/25/18: CMS director delivers broadside at Medicare for All (Washington Examiner)

7/25/18: Top Trump health official slams 'Medicare for all' (The Hill)

7/25/18: Verma will reject any single-payer state waivers (Modern Healthcare)

7/25/18: Trump’s top Medicare official slams ‘Medicare for All’ (

7/24/18: Leonard Perlmutter: Yoga Science Can Relieve and Prevent Physician Burnout and Enhance Work-Life Balance (Times Union)

7/23/18: Remembering the shocking treatment of the American Taliban (Turkmenistan News)

7/22/18: Why the Founding Fathers hated paper money (WND)

7/21/18: Inspired by Spurs' Becky Hammon, 49ers coach breaks new ground, fulfills her NFL dream (San Antonio Express News)

7/21/18: 49ers coach Katie Sowers breaks new ground, fulfills her NFL dream (SF Gate)

7/17/18: Katie Sowers, 49ers’ assistant coach, sees change for women in sports (The San Francisco Chronicle)

7/16/18: Summer Meditations on Delusion (India Currents)

7/11/18: Bay Area political events: Texas AG candidate, new citizen voting (The San Francisco Chronicle)

7/3/18: Three cheers for the red, white and blue (The San Francisco Chronicle)

6/29/18: Mexico’s presidential election will affect the US (The San Francisco Chronicle)

6/28/18: California Republicans See New Gas Tax as Rallying Point (Transport Topics)

6/28/18: In Fighting California Gas Tax, National Republicans See Rallying Point (Mass Transit)

6/26/18: In fighting California gas tax, national Republicans see rallying point (The San Francisco Chronicle)

6/26/18: 4 things to do on the cheap in San Francisco this week (ABC 7 News)

6/26/18: The New Digital Workplace Divide: U.S. Workers Whose Employer Provides Outdated Technology Feel Less Productive, are 750 Percent More Likely to be Frustrated and 450 Percent More Likely to Want to... (Markets Insider)

6/20/18: Monetary Policy at a Time of Uncertainty and Tight Labor Markets: Chairman Jerome H. Powell at "Price and Wage-Setting in Advanced Economies," an ECB Forum on Central Banking, Sintra, Portugal (Mondovisione)

6/19/18: Leonard Perlmutter’s 18th Annual Transformative Learning Retreat to be Held at The American Meditation Institute in Averill Park, New York (Times Union)

6/18/18: Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times (The Cannifornian)

6/18/18: Bay Area Political Events: Women in Politics, Assange Rally (MFA News Network)

6/13/18: Bay Area political events: Election debriefing, high-rent tour (The San Francisco Chronicle)

6/12/18: Charitable giving topped $400 billion for first time in 2017 (The San Francisco Chronicle)

6/12/18: Bay Area Defense Expert Says It's Too Soon to Call Singapore Summit a Success (One News Page)

6/08/18: California Book Awards for three local Jewish authors (The Jewish News of Northern California)

6/08/18: Trump says Kim summit all about attitude, not preparation (The Hour)

6/06/18: Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to visit San Francisco for Commonwealth Club Talk (SFGATE)

6/05/18: Dianne Feinstein secures top spot as 2nd-place remains undecided (The San Francisco Chronicle)

6/05/18: California Book Awards will be handed out June 11 — here’s who won (The Mercury News)

6/02/18: Kennedy: The ability to inspire (The Santa Fe New Mexican)

6/02/18: Communicating climate, a guided tour (Environmental Health News)

5/25/18: SF mayor’s race coming down to a fight over money and influence (The San Francisco Chronicle)

5/25/18: Nevada County writer Josh Weil bests tough competition (The Union)

5/24/18: After 51 years serving SF, protocol queen Charlotte Shultz undaunted by elections, cancer


5/23/18: Education remains a priority in the Latino community (Vida en el Valle)

5/22/18: Sparks fly at Mayoral Candidates Forum hosted by Commonwealth Club (San Francisco Bay View)

5/21/18: Syrie: Les infâmes mensonges de Le Drian et des médias - A relayer partout (Elus, citoyens etc) (Moin de Bien Plus de Liens)

5/20/18: 15 Fun Things: A Burger-y Book Party, Bob Dylan's B-Day, Carnaval + More Events This Week (7x7)

5/20/18: One, Two, Three: The Ins and Outs of RCV (SF Weekly)

5/19/18: San-Fransiskoda Azərbaycan tolerantlığına həsr olunmuş geniş tədbir keçirilib (Azerbaijan)

5/17/18: Media List of Terribly Misunderstood People (415 Report)

5/16/18: San Francisco is fed up with Big Tech, and residents are begging the next mayor to do something about it 

5/16/18: San Francisco is fed up with Big Tech, and residents are begging the next mayor to do something about it (Dotemirates)

5/16/18: Přednáška generála o tom, jak USA plánovaly rozvrat Blízkého východu, je třeskutým svědectvím dezertéra z řad amerických neoconů, ze kterého doslova mrazí! Ředitel ČT odmítl svědectví gen. Wesleyho Clarka odvysílat! (Rukojmi)

5/15/18: San Francisco is fed up with Big Tech, and residents are begging the next mayor to do something about it (Business Insider)

5/14/18: Bay Area political events: Pro-Palestinian rally, voting how-to (The San Francisco Chronicle)

5/14/18: SF mayoral candidates go easy on each other in debate (The San Francisco Chronicle)

5/14/18: San Francisco mayoral candidates reveal their second choices (KTVU)

5/14/18: Bay Area political events: Pro-Palestinian rally, voting how-to (The San Francisco Chronicle)

5/14/18SF mayoral candidates forum to be live streamed Monday night (The San Francisco Chronicle)

5/14/18Video shows clash between supporters of San Francisco mayoral candidates (Democratic Underground)

5/14/18: Scholars discuss Trump and the situation in the Middle East (Sing Tao USA)

5/13/18Katharine Hayhoe Honored With Stephen H. Schneider Award — Texas Tech Today #ActOnClimate (Coyote Gulch)

5/13/18: The State Committee Chairman Mubariz Gurbanli will pay an official visit to the United States (News Center)

5/11/18: Katharine Hayhoe Honored With Stephen H. Schneider Award (Texas Tech Today)

5/11/18: Texas Tech's Hayhoe wins science communication award (Lubbock-Avalanche-Journal)

5/09/18: Bay Area political events: Disabled rights, affordable housing (The San Francisco Chronicle)

5/09/18: Global Issues Thoughtfully Discussed in THE CHALLENGERS on Link TV in June (Broadway World)

5/09/18: 救災物資運輸關鍵 未雨綢繆通力合作 (Sing Tao USA)

5/08/18Link TV Premieres New Episodes of 'The Challengers' In Partnership with The Commonwealth Club Spotlighting Thoughtful Discussions on Global Issues (KCET)

5/09/18: Full Transcript: Writer and Comedian Nell Scovell on Recode Decode (Techwarf)

5/07/18: Nell Scovell wrote a movie based on ‘Lean In’ — but Hollywood tried to turn it into ‘Bridesmaids’ (Recode)

5/07/18: SJSU and Cal students answer ADL’s call for new online anti-hate campaign (J.weekly)

5/04/18: See Marcia Gay Harden Discuss Her New Book “The Seasons Of My Mother” (CBS SF Bay Area)

5/04/18: Trump’s only hope is to keep quiet and dodge Mueller (The San Francisco Chronicle)

5/02/18: Ronan Farrow hints ‘there will be more to say’ about why NBC killed his Harvey Weinstein story (Recode)

5/02/18: Protecting Democracy - An Evening with Daniel Ziblatt (Sonoma County Gazette)

4/30/18: Photographer Rick Smolan speaks to ABC7 about new book 'The Good Fight' (ABC 7 News)

4/29/18: Ronan Farrow talks about ‘War On Peace’ (San Francisco Examiner)

4/29/18: The Best Books On Finance And Economics Per The Economist (Value Walk)

4/29/18: The Commonwealth Club of California Honors Five Distinguished Citizens (kstati)


4/26/18: Social media and the fight for justice in America today  (The San Francisco Chronicle)

4/26/18: TV writer’s funny memoir gets serious about women in Hollywood (The San Francisco Chronicle)

4/25/18: The Commonwealth Club of California Honors Five Distinguished Citizens (La Oferta)

4/23/18: San Francisco SPCA raises the woof (and $1.8 million) at 150th anniversary gala (The San Francisco Chronicle)

4/22/18: When You Want to Escape Problems (Big Green Pen)

4/20/18: Do we learn anything from history? (The Gisborne Herald)

4/20/18: Literary guide, April 22 (The San Francisco Chronicle)

4/18/18: Nancy Pfund ’82 Honored by Commonwealth Club of California (Yale School of Management)

4/17/18: Nevada City author up for California Book Awards prize (The Union)

4/14/18: Facebook’s Zuckerberg smooth-talked Congress. Only 1 senator got to him (The San Francisco Chronicle)

4/12/18Californian and White House veteran offers clarity on Washington’s chaos (The San Francisco Chronicle)

4/10/18: Mattis Mysteriously Cancels Weekend Plans As Trump Weighs Military Response In Syria (The Daily Caller News Foundation)

4/09/18: As U.S. ponders reaction to Syrian attack, Mattis cancels two Bay Area appearances (SF Gate)

4/08/18: Traveling Holocaust commemoration exhibits arrive in S.F. (The Jewish News of Northern California)

4/07/18: Vicente Fox Woos The Resistance With The Tackiest Anti-Trump Wear Since The P*ssy Hat (World Pro News)

4/06/18: San Francisco International Film Festival raises issues about kids (The San Francisco Chronicle)

4/06/18: Inflection Point: Why Rosie the Riveter is "Not my icon” - Betty Reid Soskin, National Park Service (KALW)

4/05/18: 'Hunting the Truth: Memoirs of Beate and Serge Klarsfeld' (The San Francisco Chronicle)

4/04/18: A Look Inside The Commonwealth Club's New 'Home For Ideas'  (Hoodline)

4/03/18: Sean Penn to discuss (defend?) new novel at SF Commonwealth Club (East Bay Times)

4/01/18: A Historian’s Advice on Living to 100 (Columbian College of Arts and Sciences' History and News Network)

3/29/18: Rosie the Riveter isn’t a universal icon: “That was a white woman’s story” (Salon)

3/28/18: Missing in Action: Breed Has Spotty Attendance Record for Mayoral Forums (SF Weekly)

3/28/18: Daniel Ellsberg among finalists for California Book Awards (The San Francisco Chronicle)

3/28/18: Documentary brings West Oakland’s musical legacy to light (The San Francisco Chronicle)

3/27/18: What was the catalyst for the #MeToo movement? (KFOG)

3/27/18: Marin Pizza offers farm-to-table, build-your-own pies (Marinij)

3/25/18: Full transcript: Nell Scovell talks David Letterman, Sheryl Sandberg and ‘The Simpsons’ on Recode Media (Recode)

3/24/18: On the trail of tracks, shadows and a wolf (SF Chronicle)

3/22/18: Brown wants to keep more youth in juvenile detention, not prison (The Sacramento Bee)

3/22/18: Hey Area: What was Cesar Chavez up to in Oakland’s Fruitvale District? (KALW)

3/21/18: Sean Penn’s debut novel features an assassin and a Donald Trump-like president (East Bay Times)

3/21/18: How should doctors treat the lifelong harm of childhood trauma and toxic stress? (KALW)

3/20/18: Cape Town Is in a Massive Drought—Here’s Why You Should Still Visit (Afar)

3/16/18: UC Considers Guaranteed Admissions to Qualified Community College Students ( The IE Voice)

3/15/18: At the Lincoln (The Lincoln County News)

3/14/18: March 14-15: Bouquets to Art, Andy Grammer, Exploratorium Pi Day, Fischerspooner, Heisenberg, Regina McCarthy, Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger, Roger Daltrey, ODC/Dance, Greyboy Allstars, Cleo Wade (SF Examiner)

3/14/18: John Steinbeck, el escritor proscrito (La Voz de Galicia)

3/14/18: Facebook boss Sheryl Sandberg is teaching a free course on how to be mentally strong (Kulturehub)

3/12/18: CNN Contributor Maria Cardona, Civic Leader Lenny Mendonca to Speak at UC Merced’s Largest Commencement Ceremonies (University of California, Merced Newsroom)

3/12/18: Alt Facts, Bots and Fake News: How Did We Get Here? (The Bold Italic)

3/12/1814 Fun Things: Presidio Picnic returns, join BBC's Arts Hour + more events this week (7x7)

3/11/18: Literary guide, March 11 (SF Gate)

3/09/18: Republicans Should Be Tired of Being Number Two (American Greatness)

3/08/18: UC president speaks on state of University and its finances, future (Daily Bruin)

3/08/18: UC President Napolitano lays out a vision for expanding college access (UC Berkeley Newsroom)

3/08/18: University of California president wants to offer guaranteed admission to qualified community college students (Umslspaces College and University)

3/08/18: Madeleine Albright, Former and First Female Secretary of State, To Speak in Portland About Fighting Fascism (Willamette Week) 

3/07/18: Trump administration is no help on Russian election meddling, California officials say (The Sacramento Bee)

3/07/18: Column: Here's how universities can make cities great (Daily Tribune Opinion)

3/07/18: University of California president wants to offer guaranteed admission to qualified community college students (EdSource)

3/07/18: Trump administration is no help on Russian election meddling, California officials say (The Sacramento Bee)

3/07/18: March 7-8: Jeff Dunham, CIFIKA, Jospeh Lease, Janet Napolitano, Vegas Tenold, Betty Reid Soskin, Effie Lee Morris tribute, ZZ Ward, Schwabacher Recital, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Walk Off the Earth, Tatiana Maslany (San Francisco Examiner)

3/03/18: Pizarro: Sonic Runway’s time in San Jose is almost up (The Mercury News)

3/03/18: California Democrats demanding defiance weigh Feinstein's re-election bid (Standard-Examiner)

3/03/18: March 4-6: Les Délices, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Yuge Zhou, Henchel Quartett, Horszowski Trio, Cochon555, SF Symphony Youth Orchestra,They Might Be Giants, Mammals, The Academic, Bonnie Siegler, Hex (San Francisco Examiner)

3/01/18: Mueller is reportedly scrutinizing Trump’s efforts last July to force Jeff Sessions out of office (News Site)

2/28/18: February 28, 2018: Modern Loss - Handling Grief Together (Audioboom)

2/28/18: Why the most innovative people do not do brainstorming meetings (Telemundo)

2/21/18: Rep. Adam Schiff ready to release Democratic memo on Russia meddling (SF Gate)

2/21/18: Trump foil Schiff riffs on light, dark aspects of a dog-year presidency (East Bay Times)

2/21/18: Playbook: INSIDE REPUBLICANS’ THINKING on the gun debate (Politico)

2/21/18: Democrats' rebuttal to GOP surveillance memo may be released this week, Schiff says (Fox News)

2/20/18: Rep. Adam Schiff talks Trump in SF after being victim of Twitter storm (ABC 7 News)

2/20/18: Civitas: Building Relationships One Conversation at a Time (Minerva Schools)

2/20/18: Bolívar, the Panama Railroad and populism (La Estrella de Panama)

2/19/18: The Commonwealth Club The nation’s premier public affairs forum (Northwest Facts)

2/15/18: How Kim Kardashian, Beyoncé and more are leading the way to body positivity (Vogue)

2/12/18: Sparks Fly Over Trump, Taxes at Commonwealth Club's Economic Forecast (Politics of Hope)

2/09/18: Magic Theatre's 2018 Gala to Honor John Marx and Toni Rembe Rock (BroadwayWorld San Francisco)

2/08/18: Donna brazile pinta o retrato pessimista de bitcoins comerciais partido democrático em troca de dinheiro (Bitcoin)

2/07/18: Michael Lewis shares chicken salad and comes to like Steve Bannon (The San Francisco Chronicle)

2/07/18: Larry Wilmore, Michael Lewis talk politics in live ‘Black on the Air’ podcast episode (The Daily Californian)

2/07/18: Unique Valentine’s Day Date Ideas In San Francisco (CBS SF Bay Area)

2/07/18: Sleep well or perish slowly (Rosario3)

2/06/18Unique Valentine's Day Date Ideas In San Francisco (Q102.1)

2/05/18: Commonwealth Club INFORUM Kicks off Black History Month with Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs (Oakland Post)

2/05/18: Why the most innovative people don't use brainstorming meetings

2/01/18: Misperceptions affect US' policies on China (China Daily)

1/29/18: Sparks fly over Trump, taxes at Commonwealth Club’s economic forecast (San Francisco Business Times)

1/29/18: Wireless networks are not as fast, secure, reliable or energy-efficient as wired systems, says new report (HealthCareBusiness Daily News)

1/28/18: The time the VP took on TV (Timesunion)

1/28/18: Wireless Networks Are Not as Fast, Secure, Reliable or Energy-Efficient as Wired Systems, Says New Report (Fox21 Delmarva)

1/27/18Silicon Valley Reads: 1 Night, 2 Authors In Cupertino (San Carlos Patch)

1/26/18: Why Hippie Food Still Matters (KQED Food)


1/25/18: Bill Bradley – Big Money, Lobbyists, and American Politics (Garnerbarro)

1/25/18: Literary guide, Jan. 28 (San Francisco Chronicle)

1/20/18: Jan. 21-23: Stanford Woodwind Quintet, Joshua Trio, King and Faith Forum, Kenneth Broberg, Parker Quartet, St. Vincent, Barry Eisler, Rent, Joyce Carol Oates (San Francisco Examiner)

1/19/18: Condoleezza Rice, Susan Rice To Speak on Campus (Hamilton News)

1/18/18: Mellanox Technologies, Ltd Has Bullish Trade, Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Value Lp Bought Stake! (Finance News Daily)

1/14/18: Is This Science Hacker a Heroine or a Villain? (The Daily Beast)

1/14/18: Literary guide, Jan. 14 (SF Gate)

1/12/18: S.F. mayor’s race: Plenty to admire in this field (San Francisco Chronicle)

1/11/18: Jan. 11-12: Shine, SF Symphony with Emanuel Ax, Judith Linhares, Markiplier, Michelle Meow, Kevin Simmonds, Alien Intrusion, Mikky Ekko (San Francisco Examiner)

1/11/17: Jane Goodall and Yvon Chouinard (EnvironmentGuru)

1/05/18: Michael Morgan Addresses LGBTQ Programming Initiative (Oakland Post)

1/05/18: How times have changed (The Philippine Star)

1/03/18: A Piece of My Mind: Can we still learn from history? (Los Altos Town Crier)

1/01/18Redecorate Your Life in 2018 (San Francisco Bay Times)

12/29/17: Notable Palo Alto area people who died this year (Palo Alto Online)

12/23/17: Living in Trump's America: Reporter David Cay Johnston at Commonwealth Club 2/1/18 (

12/22/17: The Hoover Library & Archives Year In Review (Public Now)

12/21/17: How Hippie Food Changed the Way We Eat with Jonathan Kauffman (San Francisco Chronicle)

12/21/17: Kiss off the year with comedy at the Firehouse (Pleasanton Weekly)

12/18/17: Pentagon Papers whistle-blower wonders if doomsday scenario has changed (The Record-Bee Opinion)

12/13/17: Pentagon Papers whistle-blower outlines doomsday scenario: “If (Trump) wants a nuclear attack to take place, it will take place” (The East Bay Times)

12/12/17: ‘Giants fever’ and a famous brother — recalling Mayor Lee’s cornball humor (San Francisco Chronicle)

12/12/17: San Francisco's mayor oversaw tax break that helped spark a new tech boom in the city (Yahoo Finance)

12/12/17: Politics: San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dead at 65 (Eveyo)

12/08/17: John Hart Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who (The Daily Telescope)

12/07/17: Literary guide, Dec. 10 (San Francisco Chronicle)

12/07/17: UC President Janet Napolitano interviews Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky about campus free speech (The Daily Californian)

12/06/17: Michael Krasny in Marin: Oy, Does He Have Jokes for You (San Francisco Bay Times)

12/03/17: Russia probe examining possible obstruction of justice, Feinstein says (SF Gate)

12/03/17: 7 Fun Things: Join a Jellyfish Flash Mob, Go for a Wine Walk Along Fillmore Street + More Can't-Miss Events (7x7)

12/01/17: Kendall & Khloe Discuss Getting A Gun With Kim In This Intense'KUWTK' Clip (Bustle)


11/20/17: Sustainability Studies' First Community Conversation Is On Ending Climate Silence, Dec. 7 (Public Now)

11/29/17: De León’s uphill journey toward a U.S. Senate seat (Capitol Weekly)

11/28/17: Gabrielle Union Is Fed Up (WNYC)

11/28/17: Obama to Meet with World Leaders, Luis Gutiérrez to Retire, and Kamala Harris Targets Revenge Porn (The Beat DC)

11/27/17: Cleveland Rape Crisis Center sees increase in calls (Fox 8 Cleveland)

11/21/17: Donna Brazile: Sexual harassment cannot be tolerated on either political side (The Washington Times)

11/20/17: Jennifer Rubin: It's time to stop the abusers (The Salt Lake Tribune)

11/17/17: UC Berkeley professor helps create viral video to warn about killer robots (ABC 7 News)

11/16/17: Renowned concussion doctor says he found CTE in living NFL player (The Mercury News)

11/16/17: Brazile defends book in SF appearance (The Bay Area Reporter Online)

11/16/17: Renowned concussion doctor says he found CTE in living NFL player (Faribault Daily News)

11/13/17: Essential Politics: Alabama Senate Race Threatens Trump agenda (The San Diego Union- Tribune)

11/12/17: Democrat Sex Scandals Upset Effort to Dump Sen. Diane Feinstein (Red State Talk Radio)

11/11/17: Brazile: ‘My Democratic friends are mad at me’ (The Courier-Tribune)

11/10/17: 'My Democratic friends are mad at me': Donna Brazile explains herself in deep-left San Francisco (Hartford Courant)

11/10/17: Donna Brazile in San Francisco: Nancy Pelosi Should ‘Scoot Over (LongRoom News)

11/09/19: 5 California Things to Know for Today (The Seattle Times)

11/09/17: Donna Brazile paints pessimistic portrait of Democratic Party (East Bay Times)

11/09/17: Donna Brazile speaks at SF Commonwealth Club on book tour (KTVU)

11/09/17: Donna Brazile, in SF talk, hits at Clinton’s loss and Russian hack (SF Gate)

11/09/17: Former Interim DNC Chair Donna Brazile to Speak in SF (NBC Bay Area)

11/09/17: Donna Brazile in San Francisco: Democrats like Dianne Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi need to 'scoot over' (Washington Examiner

11/09/17: San Francisco Opera presents World Premiere of GIRLS OF THE GOLDEN WEST (BroadwayWorld San Francisco)

11/06/17: The Three Potential Ways Washington is Likely to End its Syrian Adventure (Yerepouni Daily News)

11/04/17: Yes, Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Trump can be a 'good president.' There's a lot more to the story (Los Angeles Times)

11/04/17: Sen. Feinstein said Trump can be a 'good president,' but there's more to the story (The San Diego Jewish World)

11/03/17: US energy chief: Fossil fuels may prevent sexual assault (BBC)

11/02/17: Former Yahoo CEO, Equifax CEO to testify at U.S. Senate hearing (News Dog)

11/02/17: Tiga Cara Potensial Washington Untuk Akhiri Petualangannya Di Suriah (ZE Journal)

11/01/17: Former Yahoo CEO, Equifax CEO to testify at U.S. Senate hearing (Reuters)

11/01/17: Age a big factor as younger Dems circle Feinstein (Visalia Times-Delta)

10/29/17: Can a Latino progressive take down Dianne Feinstein? (Salon)

10/29/17: 7 Fun Things: A Roving, Costumed Dance Party + More Can't-Miss Events This Week (7x7)

10/27/17: Can technology drive conservation? Experts discuss in Mongabay tech forum (EnvrionmentGuru)

10/26/17): News Briefs: Events to light up the Castro (The Bay Area Reporter)


10/19/17: Gabrielle Union pours heart into wrenching, humorous debut book (San Francisco Chronicle)

10/19/17: De Leon’s Dilemma: He’s Got to Attack Feinstein (CityWatch)

10/19/17:Literary Guide (San Francisco Chronicle)

10/18/17: Editorial: Dianne Feinstein challenge will be good for voters and democracy, no matter who wins (East Bay Times)

10/18/17: California Senate leader Kevin de León kicks off U.S. Senate campaign in Los Angeles (Los Angeles Times)

10/18/17Richard Branson sounds off on pretty much everything in San Francisco (San Francisco Business Times)

10/18/17: Why voters listened to Trump’s snake-oil promises (San Francisco Chronicle)

10/18/17: Day Around The Bay: People Cheat At Marathons Using Social Media (SFist)

10/17/17: Commonwealth Club Building Preserves ILWU History (Public Now)

10/17/17: Gun control centerpiece of Feinstein re-election bid (Inland News Today)

10/17/17: In California, Feinstein Challenger De León Seen as a Cannabis Progressive (  Politics)

10/17/17: Sen. Dianne Feinstein calls for 'patience' with Trump (One News Page)

10/17/17: De Leon's Dilemma: He's Got to Attack Feinstein (Calbuzz)

10/17/17: Cochran’s illness shows risks to GOP leaders of aging Senate (The News-Herald)

10/16/17: Pizarro: San Jose honors Teatro Vision’s founding artistic director ( The Mercury News)

10/16/17: Facing Unrest On The Left, Dianne Feinstein Draws A Primary Opponent (NPR Politics)

10/16/17: Facing Unrest On The Left, Dianne Feinstein Draws A Primary Opponent (TriStates Public Radio)

10/16/17: Leader of California Senate to challenge US Sen. Feinstein (PressFrom)

10/15/17: Architects nail design of San Francisco Art Institute's Fort Mason Campus (San Francisco Chronicle)

10/15/17: Kevin de León announces he'll run against Feinstein for California Senate (CNN)

10/15/17: Leader of California Senate to challenge U.S. Sen. Feinstein (The Spokeman- Review)

10/12/17: Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg: ‘We can't tolerate Harvey Weinstein-like behavior’ (CNBC)

10/10/17: COLUMN-Is the Fed wary of sub-2 percent Treasury yields?: McGeever (CNBC)

10/10/17: Is the Fed wary of sub-2 percent Treasury yields?: McGeever (

10/09/17: Pacific Coast Pensioners Celebrate 50th Anniversary (International Longshore and Warehouse Union)

10/09/17: Sen. Feinstein’s announcement that she’ll run again gets mixed reception (LMTonline)

10/09/17: ‘I’m all in,’ California Sen. Dianne Feinstein says on re-election bid (McClatchy DC Bureau)

10/08/17: A plan for protecting California’s ancient Indian sites (San Francisco Chronicle)

10/05/17: The mediatization of Ellen Pao destabilizes Silicon Valley (Le Monde Economie)

10/05/17: Ai Weiwei film focuses on suffering of refugees around the world (San Francisco Chronicle)

9/25/17: SFMOMA is contender in national restroom competition (San Francisco Chronicle)

9/24/17: JUSTIN SALTERS: Broaden GOP's appeal? Milo isn't the way to do it (

9/23/17: Marin Voice: A permanent home for ‘rational’ dialogue and debate (Marin Voice)

9/23/17: Facebook’s Frankenstein moment (News Dog)

9/21/17San Francisco and Oakland Sue Fossil Fuel Companies Over Sea Level Rise (TriplePundit)

9/17/17): San Francisco Opera Partners with Cultural Institutions for an Array of Events and Exhibitions (Broadway World San Francisco)

9/06/17: Perch on the City Hall staircase for San Francisco heat relief (San Francisco Chronicle)

9/15/17: Emmys flashback: An oral history of Murphy Brown's 'Birth 101' (Yahoo Entertainment)

8/30/17: Tech industry, Congress are far apart on tax break for cash repatriation, Sen. Feinstein says (CNBC Tech)

8/30/17: Feinstein Stuns San Francisco Crowd: Trump 'can Be A Good President' - Fox News (Wopular)

8/30/17: Feinstein surprises SF crowd by expressing hope for Trump (SF Gate)

8/29/17: Sen. Dianne Feinstein laments that Trump hasn't brought the nation together (Los Angeles Times)

8/29/17: Feinstein: Pardon of Arizona sheriff “a stupid thing to do” (MyNorthwest)

8/29/17: Feinstein Advises Patience for Trump; Democrats Howl ( KQED The California Report)

7/6/17: Al Franken cracks up capacity crowd at Santa Clara University (ABC 7 News) 

6/12/17: Correcting the Record on an American Genocide (Yale GSAS)

5/24/17: Book ‘Ecosystems of California’ wins California Book Award (Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment)

5/17/17: Santa Cruzans among California Book Awards (Santa Cruz Sentinel)

5/12/17: Celebrities are coming to Sacramento for the 2017-18 Speakers Series (The Sacramento Bee)

5/11/17: Jenner recounts life pretransition at SF talk (The Bay Area Reporter)

5/10/17: Caitlyn Jenner removed from the reality of other trans people (San Francisco Chronicle

5/08/17: Congratulations Ben Madley (UCLA Social Science Division)

4/19/17: Mexico's ex-president, in lively speech, calls Trump "a crazy guy" (SF Gate)

4/18/17: Vicente Fox Tees off on Donald Trump (Economic Policy Journal

4/14/17: What Y Combinator chief thinks of Trump, AI and startups (Axios)

4/6/17: Inforum panel talks Trump and LGBT rights (The Bay Area Reporter